'''Bertil Gotthard Ohlin''' () (23 April 1899 – 3 August 1979) was a Sweden|Swedish economist
. He was a professor of economics
at the Stockholm School of Economics
from 1929 to 1965. He was also leader of the Liberal People's Party (Sweden)|People's Party
, a Social liberalism|social-liberal
party which at the time was the largest party in opposition to the governing Swedish Social Democratic Party|Social Democratic Party
, from 1944 to 1967. He served briefly as Minister for Trade (Sweden)|Minister for Trade
from 1944 to 1945 in the Swedish Third cabinet of Per Albin Hansson|coalition government during World War II
. He was President of the Nordic Council
in 1959 and 1964.
Ohlin's name lives on in one of the standard mathematical model
s of international free trade
, the Heckscher–Ohlin model
, which he developed together with Eli Heckscher
. He was jointly...